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Pocket Watch

2007.15.188 (RS9311)

Description

Metal pocket watch with a yellow face with black numerals. The face has a picture of an airplane and text "New York to Paris airplane Model" and the back of the watch is engraved with a drawing of a plane flying over the water with "New York to Paris" written on the wings and the New York skyline in the back and the Eiffel Tower in the back. The left side of the watch has a drawing of the Statue of Liberty and the right side of the watch has a drawing of the Eiffel Tower.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1927
Inscriptions
watch face: "NEW YORK TO PAIRS/AIR PLANE MODEL/MADE IN U.S.A"
back of watch: "NEW YORK TO PARIS" (engraved, ink)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
Watch, Pocket
watches
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.188
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102817

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